VVCS Group Program Calendar

VVCS offers a range of group programs, across each state, throughout the calendar year.

Please like the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service on Facebook to keep up to date on the posting of the 2017 schedule. More programs to follow in early 2017.

This page last updated: 9 August 2017.

Registrations and enquiries

To register your interest in attending a program in 2017, please phone VVCS on 1800 011 046 (during business hours) or complete and submit the Online Registration of Interest form.

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Programs by Region

New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Stepping Out 27 & 28 November Sydney 2 day workshop
30 & 31 October Canberra 2 day workshop
Beating the Blues 12 & 13 September Sydney 2 day workshop
29 & 30 November Lismore 2 day workshop
Sleeping Better 11 & 12 October Lismore 2 day workshop
Mastering Anxiety 25 & 26 October Sydney 2 day workshop
PTSD for Carers and Families 14 November Sydney 1 day workshop
12 September Newcastle 1 day workshop
Relaxation & Mindfulness 11 October Sydney 1 day workshop

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Northern Territory

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Mastering Anxiety 16-17 August Darwin 2 day workshop
Doing Anger Differently 7-8 September Darwin 2 day workshop
Beating the Blues 21-22 September Darwin 2 day workshop
Stepping Out 26-27 October Darwin 2 day workshop
ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training 9-10 November Darwin 2 day workshop

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Queensland (Far North)

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
123 Magic and Emotion Coaching Parent Course 16, 23, & 30 November (am) Townsville 3 days (2 hours/day)
Building Better Relationships 8-10 November Townsville 3 day workshop
Operation Life: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 27-28 November Townsville 2 day workshop
Relaxation Workshop 26 October Townsville 1 day workshop
1 November Cairns 1 day workshop
Lifestyle Management Program (residential) 9-13 October Townsville 5 day residential program
Stepping Out 21-22 November Townsville 2 day workshop
4-5 October Cairns 2 day workshop

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Queensland (South East)

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Beating the Blues 23-30 October Ipswich 2 day program
Doing Anger Differently 12-13 October Spring Hill 2 day program
2 - 3 November Mooloolaba 2 day program
Mastering Anxiety 26 - 27 October Spring Hill 2 day program
Stress and Relaxation 6 October Rockhampton 1 day program
Stepping Out 9-10 November Spring Hill 2 day program
Operation Life ASIST 28-29 September Emu Park 2 day program

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South Australia

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Mastering Anxiety 20 - 21 September Adelaide 2 day workshop
Stepping Out 27-28 September Adelaide 2 day workshop
ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training 5 - 6 October Adelaide 2 day workshop

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Tasmania

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Relaxation and Mindfulness 20 October Devonport 1 day workshop
Stepping Out 23 & 24 November Hobart 2 day workshop

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Victoria

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Beating the Blues 16-17 October Melbourne 2 day workshop
Building Better Relationships 12 October-16 November Melbourne 6 session workshop (Thursday evenings)
Lifestyle Management Program (residential) 30 October-3 November Flowerdale 5 day residential program
Mastering Anxiety 21-22 September Frankston 2 day workshop
9-10 October Geelong 2 day workshop
Operation Life ASIST Suicide Prevention Workshop 3 and 4 October Melbourne 2 day workshop
Relaxation & Mindfulness 18 Sept, 25 Sept and 2 October Geelong 3 day workshop
14, 21 & 28 November Melbourne 3 session workshop (Tuesdays)
Sleeping Better 9-10 November Melbourne 2 day workshop
Stepping Out (ADF Transition) 16-17 November Melbourne 2 day workshop
23-24 November Melbourne 2 day workshop

 

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Western Australia

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Building Better Relationships Fully subscribed -Accepting EOIs Rockingham 2 day workshop
Communication and Conflict Resolution 14-15 September Applecross 2 day workshop
7-8 November Baldivis 2 day workshop
Doing Anger Differently 19 & 26 September, 10,17 & 24 October Applecross 5 session workshop (Tuesdays, 3 hours)
Mastering Anxiety 14 & 21 October Applecross 2 day workshop (Saturdays)
Parenting Support - Managing Disobedience 10 October Applecross 2 hour seminar (evening)
Parenting Support - Bedtime Routines 17 October Applecross 2 hour seminar (evening)
PTSD explained for Partners & Families 5 December Applecross 1 day workshop
Stepping Out 20-21 November Applecross 2 day workshop

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